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7 Tips on How to Survive Being a Production Assistant
Film & Television 25th Oct 2016

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Since your job is hard to pin down, here are a few tips on how you can best do the myriad of tasks asked of you to do in order to be the best PA you can possibly be.
Your First PA Gig: Everything You Need to Know
Film & Television 24th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, production assistant

From on-set lingo to do's and don'ts, this comprehensive guide to being a PA will help you start your first day with confidence—and even a little know-how.
The Daily Production Report Explained (with FREE production report template)
Film & Television 24th Oct 2016

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The producer’s daily production report, often shortened to DPR or just PR, is one of the most important pieces of paperwork generated by production. It assesses progress, catches inefficiencies, and tracks each production daily expenses.
How to Use Color in Film: 50+ Examples of Movie Color Palettes
Film & Television 20th Oct 2016

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Lewis Bond’s color theory video, Color In Storytelling, posted on Channel Criswell, is not only an practical analysis of how movie color palettes enhance storytelling, but also an engaging historical recap on the maturation of color in film.
William Nicholson’s Buitenkant wins jury prize at Shnit Cape Town
Film & Television 19th Oct 2016
Arcade Content’s multi-talented co-founder and producer William Nicholson won the Jury Prize for Best Made in South Africa Short Film at last weekend’s shnit International Shortfilmfestival
The Complete Guide to Actor Release Forms (FREE Template)
Film & Television 18th Oct 2016

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Are you sure you own your movie? You may be shocked to learn that without release forms from each of your actors, your film does not belong to you!
How to Create a Better Call Sheet (with Free Call Sheet Template)
Film & Television 17th Oct 2016

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There’s a lot that goes into creating an accurate and thorough call sheet. In this article, studio Binder not only review best practices, but also provide call sheet templates and free call sheet software to help you turn around a professional call sheet with ease.
The Business of Film - Free online course by The Open University, in association with Pinewood Studios
Film & Television 13th Oct 2016
Making a film is a creative exploit, but just like any other business, the aim is also to make money.
How to Make a Movie with Just a Smartphone
Film & Television 11th Oct 2016

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Hollywood is changing. Nowadays, you no longer need an expensive camera, camera crew, or even audio engineer. The only thing you need to start filming your next project is your smartphone.